The Combine Soldier
is a transhuman enemy fought in Half-Life 2 and its episodes. It went through a long and diverse revision history, a lot of which pictures have been released for.
There is a large amount of art of the Combine Soldier, radically different from any versions we see in-game.
Early Suit Designs
A few early concepts show different ideas for the Combine Soldier's design. For example, the "flames" soldiers reuse the head from some metrocop concept art.
These are from a later point, when the general design of the Combine Soldier was decided on. Some of the concepts here experiment with a different head, along with coloration and smaller body details.
It's worth noting that in Half-Life 2 Survivor,
the Combine medic models make some use of the alternate head designs.
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